Laszlo Moholy-Nagy
1895- 1946
• Born in Hungary
• Born July 20, 1895
• Died November 24, 1946
• Studied law before serving in WW1, where he
was seriousl...
• After the War he attended art school in
Hungary
• He left to go to Berlin in 1920
• In 1923, he replaced Johannes Itten ...
• He was an innovator in the fields of
photography, film-making, typography,
sculpture, painting, printmaking and industri...
• He moved to London after the Nazis came to
power in 1933
• While in London he unsuccessfully attempted
to form an Englis...
Influences
El Lissitzky Kazimir Malevich
Works
Untitled
c. 1924
Untitled
c. 1923
Untitled
c. 1922
Works
Staatliches Bauhaus
Weimar
c. 1919-1925
Staatliches Bauhaus
Weimar Rechnung
c. 1919-1925
Der Direktor des
Staatliche...
Works
Head c. 1926 The Boardwalk c. Before 1931
“In photography we must learn to seek not the “picture”, not the aesthetic...
Works
Lightplay: Black/White/Gray
c. 1926
Lightplay: Black/White/Gray
c. 1926
Works
Double Loop
c. 1946
Nickel Construction
c. 1921
Works
Q1 Suprematistic
c. 1923
Yellow Circle
c. 1921
Konstruktionen.
Kestenermappe 6
(Constructions. Kestner
Portfolio 6)
...
Works
Composition
c. 1923
Composition No. 2
c. 1923-1924
Works
Construction in
Enamel 2
c. 1923
Composition from
Masters' Portfolio of the
Staatliches Bauhaus
(Meistermappe des
St...
Works
Untitled c. 1923 Untitled from
Konstruktionen.
Kestenermappe 6
(Constructions. Kestner
Portfolio 6)
c. 1923
Works
Untitled
c. 1923-1925
Space Modulator L3
c. 1936
Bauhaus Today
Influence Today
New Isokon Chair
Moholy-Nagy
Le Corbusier Style chair
Moholy-Nagy’s Influence
Modern Light Art
Influence on the Bauhaus Movement
Bauhaus Design Today
Wassily Chair -
Marcel Breuer
1925 - 1926
“Designers and craftsmen who will make a
living by furnishi...
Bauhaus Design Today
IKEA
26
Credits
• Tom Walls: Biographical Information Research & Presentation
• Ben Caundle: Image Sourcing & Referencing, Artw...
• Moholy-Nagy, L. (1922). Untitled. [Photogram] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/
•
• Moholy-Nagy, L. (1923). Untitled. ...
• Moholy-Nagy, L. (1923-1925). Untitled. [Photogram] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/
•
• Moholy-Nagy, L. (1923-1924). ...
• Bruer, M. (1925-1926). Wassily Chair. [Chair] Retrieved from
http://www.njmodern.com
• Wagenfeld, W. (1924). Bauhaus Lam...
• Hyun Ahn, C. (2011) Tunnel IV [cast concrete, lights, mirrors] retrieved from
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/comm...
31
• Steler, P., (2008, Summer). “The New Visual Literature”. Laszlo Moholy-Nagy’s Painting, Photography, Film. Grey Room ...
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  1. 1. Laszlo Moholy-Nagy 1895- 1946
  2. 2. • Born in Hungary • Born July 20, 1895 • Died November 24, 1946 • Studied law before serving in WW1, where he was seriously injured.
  3. 3. • After the War he attended art school in Hungary • He left to go to Berlin in 1920 • In 1923, he replaced Johannes Itten as the instructor for foundation courses at the Bauhaus • He was very much influenced by Constructivism, and he was an advocate for integrating technology and art
  4. 4. • He was an innovator in the fields of photography, film-making, typography, sculpture, painting, printmaking and industrial design • He had a huge influence on the students at the Bauhaus, with his unique multimedia teaching style • In 1929 he resigned from the Bauhaus, and became a freelance designer
  5. 5. • He moved to London after the Nazis came to power in 1933 • While in London he unsuccessfully attempted to form an English Bauhaus • In 1937 he was invited to become the director of the new Bauhaus in Chicago, which only lasted one year due to lack of funding • In 1939 he was the founding director of the School of Design in Chicago, which still stands today as the Institute of Design • He died of Leukaemia on November 24 1946
  6. 6. Influences El Lissitzky Kazimir Malevich
  7. 7. Works Untitled c. 1924 Untitled c. 1923 Untitled c. 1922
  8. 8. Works Staatliches Bauhaus Weimar c. 1919-1925 Staatliches Bauhaus Weimar Rechnung c. 1919-1925 Der Direktor des Staatlichen Bauhauses zu Weimar c. 1923
  9. 9. Works Head c. 1926 The Boardwalk c. Before 1931 “In photography we must learn to seek not the “picture”, not the aesthetic of tradition but the ideal instrument of expression, the self sufficient vehicle for education” – Laszlo Moholy-Nagy
  10. 10. Works Lightplay: Black/White/Gray c. 1926 Lightplay: Black/White/Gray c. 1926
  11. 11. Works Double Loop c. 1946 Nickel Construction c. 1921
  12. 12. Works Q1 Suprematistic c. 1923 Yellow Circle c. 1921 Konstruktionen. Kestenermappe 6 (Constructions. Kestner Portfolio 6) c. 1923
  13. 13. Works Composition c. 1923 Composition No. 2 c. 1923-1924
  14. 14. Works Construction in Enamel 2 c. 1923 Composition from Masters' Portfolio of the Staatliches Bauhaus (Meistermappe des Staatlichen Bauhauses) c. 1923 Untitled from Konstruktionen. Kestenermappe 6 (Constructions. Kestner Portfolio 6) c. 1923
  15. 15. Works Untitled c. 1923 Untitled from Konstruktionen. Kestenermappe 6 (Constructions. Kestner Portfolio 6) c. 1923
  16. 16. Works Untitled c. 1923-1925 Space Modulator L3 c. 1936
  17. 17. Bauhaus Today
  18. 18. Influence Today New Isokon Chair Moholy-Nagy Le Corbusier Style chair
  19. 19. Moholy-Nagy’s Influence
  20. 20. Modern Light Art
  21. 21. Influence on the Bauhaus Movement
  22. 22. Bauhaus Design Today Wassily Chair - Marcel Breuer 1925 - 1926 “Designers and craftsmen who will make a living by furnishing the community with new ideas and products.” – Laszlo Moholy-Nagy Bauhaus Lamp - Wilhelm Wagenfeld 1924
  23. 23. Bauhaus Design Today
  24. 24. IKEA
  25. 25. 26 Credits • Tom Walls: Biographical Information Research & Presentation • Ben Caundle: Image Sourcing & Referencing, Artwork Research & Powerpoint Control • Clae Baxter: Research & Moholy-Nagy’s Influence & Presentation • Tor Robinson: Research on Moholy-Nagy & Bauhaus Influence & Presentation • Everyone: General Research, Powerpoint Creation & Referencing
  26. 26. • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1922). Untitled. [Photogram] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1923). Untitled. [Photogram] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1924). Untitled. [Photogram] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1923). Der Direktor des Staatlichen Bauhauses zu Weimar. [Letterpress] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1919-1920). Jolan Simon. [Lithographic crayon on paper] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1919-1925). Staatliches Bauhaus Weimar Rechnung. [Letterpress] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1919-1925). Staatliches Bauhaus Weimar. [Letterpress] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (Before 1931). The Boardwalk. [Gelatin silver print] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1926). Head. [Gelatin silver print] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1920-1930). "Der Schädel des Negerhäuptlings Makaua" by Rudolf Frank and Georg Lichey. [Letterpress] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1926). Lightplay: Black/White/Gray. [Gelatin silver print] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1921). Nickel Construction. [Nickel plated iron, welded] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1921). Yellow Circle. [Oil on canvas] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/
  27. 27. • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1923-1925). Untitled. [Photogram] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1923-1924). Composition No. 2. [Woodcut] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1923). Composition from Masters' Portfolio of the Staatliches Bauhaus (Meistermappe des Staatlichen Bauhauses). [Lithograph] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1923). Untitled. [Watercolor and pencil on paper] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1923). Construction in Enamel 2. [Porcelain enamel on steel] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1923). Composition. [Linoleum cut] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, l. (1923). Konstruktionen. Kestenermappe 6 (Constructions. Kestner Portfolio 6). [Lithograph] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1923). Untitled from Konstruktionen. Kestenermappe 6 (Constructions. Kestner Portfolio 6). [Lithograph] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1923). Untitled from Konstruktionen. Kestenermappe 6 (Constructions. Kestner Portfolio 6). [Lithograph] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1923). Q 1 Suprematistic. [Oil on canvas] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1935-36). The New Isokon Chair. [Letterpress] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1946). Double Loop. [Plexiglass] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/ • • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1946). Space Modulator L3. [Oil on perforated zinc and composition board, with glass-headed pins] Retrieved from http://www.moma.org/
  28. 28. • Bruer, M. (1925-1926). Wassily Chair. [Chair] Retrieved from http://www.njmodern.com • Wagenfeld, W. (1924). Bauhaus Lamp. [Lamp] Retrieved from http://www.tecnolumen.com/12/ • Office Chair photo retrieved from http://web.tradekorea.com • Office Cubicles photo retrieved from http://2.bp.blogspot.com • Photography quote: Moholy-Nagy, L. (1970). A New Instrument of Vision. New York: Praeger Publishers. 36 • Influence on the Bauhaus movement quote: Moholy-Nagy, L. (1949). The New Vision and Abstract of an Artist. New York: Wittenborn, Schultz. 22. • Designer unkown. (year unknown). Le Corbusier Style LC4 Chaise Longue. [Chair] Retrieved from http://www.bauhausmodern.com/ • Jonathan Ive. (2012). Macbook Air. [laptop] Retrieved from http://appledistrict.com/ • Architect unknown. (1988). National Bank Tower. [building] Retrieved from http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page
  29. 29. • Hyun Ahn, C. (2011) Tunnel IV [cast concrete, lights, mirrors] retrieved from http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/09/Chul_Hyun_Ahn%2C_%22 Tunnel_IV%2C%22_2011_%28two_views%29%2C_cast_concrete%2C_lights%2C_ mirrors%2C_ed._of_3%2C_20x40x40_inches.jpg • Wiegman, D. (1984) Regarded from two sides [light, trash] retrieved from http://dietwiegman.tumblr.com/light%20sculptures • Villareal, L. (2011) Multiverse [LED nodes] retrieved from http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/89/Multiverse_- _Leo_Villareal.JPG • Turrel, J. (1986) Untitled [light] retrieved from http://mth5bt.wordpress.com/2011/11/10/lights-luminescence-and-james-turrell/ • Brandt, M. (1924). Coffee and Tea Set. [Silver and ebony, lid of sugar bowl made of glass] retrieved from http://arthistory.about.com/od/from_exhibitions/ig/bauhaus_1919_1933/bauhau s_moma_09_14.htm • Brandt, M. (1929) Untitled (with Anna-May Wong). [Photomontage with newspaper clippings, glass, metal and celluloid] retrieved from http://www.icp.org/museum/exhibitions/tempo-tempo-bauhaus-photomontages- marianne-brandt • Moholy-Nagy, L. (1930) Light Prop for an Electric Stage [Metal] retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/wobbe/304498167/
  30. 30. 31 • Steler, P., (2008, Summer). “The New Visual Literature”. Laszlo Moholy-Nagy’s Painting, Photography, Film. Grey Room (32), 90. • Varnelis, K., (1984 - 2005). The Education of the Innocent Eye. Journal of Architectural Education (212) • Moholy-Nagy, L., Circulo de Bellas Atres, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Haags Gemeentemuseum. (2010), Laszlo Moholy-Nagy: The art of light. Madrid: La Fabrica Editorial. • Travis, D., Siegel, E., Davis, K. F., Art Institute of Chicago. (2002). Taken by design: photographs from the Institute of Design, 1937 - 1971. Chicago, IL: Art Institute of Chicago in association with the University of Chicago Press. • King, E. (2004). Taking Credit: Film title sequences, 1955-1965 / 3 Visions in Motion. Retrieved from http://www.typotheque.com/articles/taking_credit_film_title_sequences_1955-1965_3_visions_in_motion • Wilhelm Wagenfeld table lamp - the Bauhaus lamp. Retrieved from http://www.tecnolumen.com/12/ • Hoffman, A. (2012, May 9). Quick History: The Bauhaus & Its Influence. Retrieved from http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/post-241-93344 • MacCarthy, F. (2007, November 17). House Style. Retrieved from http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2007/nov/17/architecture.art • MacCarthy, F. (2006, March 18). The Fiery Stimulator. Retrieved from http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2006/mar/18/art.modernism • Burgoyne, P. (2008, August 7). Constructivism: the ism that just keeps givin'. Retrieved from http://www.creativereview.co.uk/cr-blog/2008/august/constructivism- the-ism-that-just-keeps-givin • The New Bauhaus/Institute of Design - A Legacy for Chicago. Retrieved from http://www.chicagobauhausbeyond.org/cbb/mission/newBauhaus.htm • Bovary, J. (2012, October 3). Bauhaus Furniture. Retrieved from http://janebovary.hubpages.com/hub/Bauhaus-Furniture# • Davies, A. (2012, May 9). The Bauhaus Influence. Retrieved from http://www.adtrak.co.uk/blog/the-bauhaus-influence/ • Lange, A. (2009, November 1). We All Live in a Bauhaus. Retrieved from http://nymag.com/homedesign/features/61726/ • Brucker, J. Laszlo Moholy-Nagy. Retrieved from http://www.theartstory.org/artist-moholy-nagy-laszlo.htm • edelhaus. The Bauhaus and It’s Influence on Modern Design. http://edelhaus.hubpages.com/hub/bauhaus 31

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